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9 utilities split $13.6 million in grants, loans for upgrades

Funds will help expand services, improve service.

Fayette, Mercer, Pulaski, others get recycling funds

Grants help fund variety of projects

Cities, counties can tap into $300 million

Gov. Andy Beshear announced a $300 million award to city and county governments to reimburse for expenses incurred in response to the public health emergency.

Driving Easter Egg hunts the next new thing

Like Teddy bear searches, Campton, other towns encouraging egg hunts.

Nicholasville, other communities debating parks, rules, responsibility on social media

Nicholasville, other communities debating parks, rules, responsibility on social media

AG gives cities, counties advice on open meetings

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Cities and counties who were struggling with ways to balance social distancing while still abiding by open meetings laws got...

Big question for Amazon’s 2 chosen cities: Will it pay off?

The awarding of Amazon’s second headquarters to two affluent localities has fanned intense speculation around a key question: For the winning cities, will the economic payoff prove to be worth the cost?

Senate passes bill to audit Ky cities yearly

A bill that would strengthen an existing law that requires Kentucky cities to have yearly audits passed the Senate Tuesday, according to the Legislative Research Commission.

Grimes encourages cities, counties to endorse medical marijuana legislation

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is encouraging cities and counties to join the push to legalize medical cannabis in the state.

West Nile virus confirmed in Lexington, Louisville

Officials have confirmed the presence of the West Nile virus in Kentucky's two largest cities.

Riverports in 5 cities get grant funding

Riverports in five western Kentucky cities are being awarded a total of $500,000 in grants for improvements and repairs.

WalletHub: Lexington one of top 10 best run cities in U.S.

Lexington has been named one of the top 10 best run cities in the country by personal finance website WalletHub, which also cites Lexington as the best city to live in and start a career.

Lexington to put city checkbook online

Local government payroll information and purchase orders will soon be available on the City’s open data portal.

Garrard County Added To Burn Ban List

A full list of areas with issued burn bans.

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KSP is investigating a deadly house fire in Robertson County

State Police says one person is dead following a house fire.

LPD: Woman sent to hospital after car flips

Police tell ABC 36 they suspect the woman was driving under the influence when she hit two parked cars and flipped her own car.
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‘Stuff the Bus’ donation drive gives school supplies to families in need

The Salvation Army is hosting it's 'Stuff the Bus' school donation drive this weekend, helping families in need. 
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UK students move in with safety measures in place

It was the first move-in day for incoming students and it was one like never before with several COVID-19 safety measures in place.